qǔ to take; to get; to choose

Made up of [ ěr ear radical 128, yòu also; in addition; and radical 29]

Note

Combines 'hand' and 'ear' with the suggestion of 'seizing' someone by the ear with meaning 'take' or 'select'
Number of strokes 8

Related characters


Using ěr : wén (to hear) cōng (quick at hearing)
Using yòu : duì (right) fā (to send out) fà (hair) fǎn (contrary) jí (and) jī (fowl) nán (difficult) shèng (holy) shù (tree) bào (to announce) huān (merry) yǒu (friend) zhī (to support) shòu (to receive) jiān (difficult)

Different tone

qù (go)

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Pronunciation

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Proverbs

取长补短 qǔ cháng bǔ duǎn Take notice of other people's admirable qualities
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